Wind Energy Business Development / Lean Innovation Intern Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis Posted Date 6 hours ago (6/6/2019 8:36 AM) Job ID 2019-6286 # of Openings 1 Category College Recruiting Overview Mortensons success is not a matter of luck; its a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service. Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work. It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade What are you waiting for?! Responsibilities Mortenson is currently seeking a Lean Innovation Intern with the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are vital, with attention to detail equally important. The Lean Innovation Intern will assist in the implementation of Business Development goals and Lean Innovation techniques for our fast-growing Wind Energy Team. The Day-to-Day: A. Assist in developing a mathematical model to reduce cost and risk in crane walking Observe first-hand and understand the challenges and risks of crane walking Co-develop a CPT-based Geostatistical model to achieve a desired confidence level in subsurface conditions to support crane walking Assist in the implementation of a new engineered crane path and CPT testing protocol B. Leverage data and technology to identify opportunities to optimize construction activities Help determine the best opportunities to apply Machine Learning and advanced data and analytic strategies. Analyze video feed from crane/hook mounted cameras with Machine Learning Variability from VDC layout Material handling patterns (spaghetti chart) Crane-walking risks / equipment optimization Create a system that we can teach even after the initial 12 week internship to recognize hazards and inefficiencies in our work. Help inform best practices for leveraging systems to optimize our work (example: Geographic Information Systems C. Other duties as assigned, including: Assist team members in developing a long-term data management strategy and automating data entry and reporting for Operations and Business Development Travel to project locations to learn by doing, performing project or construction roles alongside experienced engineers and technicians. 25-50% travel to be expected, funded by Mortenson through direct billing and/or employee reimbursement Additional Information: You will join an exciting and ever-changing industry with a minimum 12-week internship with our team. This is a full-time (40hour/week) position through the summer 2019. Qualifications Edu cation and Experience Requirements Cultivate your skills in your chosen field of study and build your career with Mortenson. We look forward to hearing from you if you : Currently pursuing or have pursued a masters or PhD degree in Innovation, Business, Marketing, Construction Management, Engineering or data related field Currently enrolled in a master's or PhD program Current drivers license Ability to relocate Preferred: Are you adaptable and an agile learner? Do you have big ideas and a creative spirit? Are you driven to make a positive difference through your work? We want to hear from you. You are perfect for this opportunity if you: EIT/PE/PMP Certification Previous related internship experience A minimum overall GPA of 3.5 / 4.0 Previous construction experience or prior industry-related business development experience preferred Detail orientation sufficient to organize and effectively manage multiple tasks Experience in renewable energy and/or utility strongly preferred Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices Strong teamwork orientation, initiative, communication, and problem-solving skills Proven positive and professional attitude and customer service skills Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.